From the Center for Community Partnerships:

Summer Course Development Grants

Deadline: April 2, 1996

The Center for Community Partnerships has funds available for faculty members to apply for summer course development grants. Grants will be for no more than $3,000 per project. Criteria for selection will include:

  1. Academic excellence
  2. Integration of research, teaching and service
  3. Partnership with schools, community groups, service agencies, etc.
  4. Focus on Philadelphia, especially West Philadelphia

Proposals should provide evidence as to how the course activity will involve participation or interaction with the community as well as contribute to improving the community. Proposals should include the following:

  1. Cover Page
    1.1 Name, title, department, school, mailing address, social security number
    1.2 Title of the proposal
    1.3 Amount requested

  2. 100-word abstract of the proposal (include a description of how the course will involve interaction with the community and benefit the community)
  3. A one-page biographical sketch of the applicant
  4. A three to five page mini-proposal
  5. Amount of the request and budget

An original and five copies of the proposal should be submitted to the Center for Community Partnerships, 133 S. 36th Street, Suite 519, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3246. The application deadline is April 2, 1996.

-- Francis E. Johnston,
Professor, Anthropology;
Co-Chair, Faculty Advisory Committee, Center for Community Partnerships

-- Albert Stunkard,
Professor Emeritus, Psychiatry;
Director, Obesity Research;
Co-Chair, Faculty Advisory Committee,

Note on Previous CCP Grants

A list of the Summer Course Development Grants awarded for 1995 was published in Almanac, February 21, 1995. That issue can be accessed through the Almanac Archives on PennInfo via the Almanac homepage at http://www.upenn. edu/almanac.


February 27, 1996
Volume 42 Number 22

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